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  • Cisco warns of Nachi threat

    Nachi, the latest worm to hit the Internet, had Cisco Systems on Wednesday posting information on its Web site informing customers as to which ports the bug could potentially attack.

    22 Aug. 03 08:09 Written by Albert Leonardo
  • SCO Web site down again, questions raised

    Web site of embattled software maker The SCO Group was inaccessible again on Tuesday, fueling reports of another denial of service attack.

    22 Aug. 03 07:46 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Business Objects to sell Linux support for BI

    Business intelligence and analytics vendor Business Objects has revealed it will offer Linux support for its new Enterprise6 (E6) software suite.

    21 Aug. 03 13:18 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • IBM running Power5 prototypes

    IBM confirmed Tuesday that the first silicon prototypes of its mutlithreaded, multicore Power5 microprocessor are up and running in its labs.

    21 Aug. 03 10:47 Written by Robert McMillan
  • N2H2 Releases Filtering for Red Hat Linux v2.0

    N2H2, a global Internet content filtering company, has released version 2.0 of the company's Sentian and Bess lines of filtering products for Red Hat Linux.

    21 Aug. 03 10:08 Written by LinuxWorld staff
  • Linux advocate: More SCO evidence flawed

    The SCO Group is zero for two in its efforts to prove that its Unix software was illegally copied into the Linux operating system, according to Linux advocate Bruce Perens, who on Wednesday said he traced a second example of SCO's disputed code and that it was lawfully included in Linux.

    21 Aug. 03 09:50 Written by Robert McMillan
  • Privacy advocates rip into ISP cybercrime code

    A draft cybercrime code of practice that would require member ISPs to log subscriber usage for up to 12 months is contrary to privacy principles, claims Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA).

    21 Aug. 03 09:32 Written by Steven Deare
  • Domainz sale a "win-win" situation

    The sale of registrar Domainz to Melbourne IT is being lauded as a win-win situation by those involved.

    21 Aug. 03 08:54 Written by Paul Brislen
  • These students go to extremes

    Pat Cozzi has been working on a top-secret project at an IBM laboratory in Almaden, Calif., since June 2. He's restricted about how much he can say about it, other than that the project centers on archival storage and that the work he and his team are doing could one day have a dramatic impact on future products and the storage market.

    21 Aug. 03 08:23 Written by Thomas Hoffman
  • EDS intros Microsoft desktop management service

    Electronic Data Systems (EDS) is unveiling Wednesday a service to manage the deployment of Microsoft desktop applications and system software in companies and government agencies.

    21 Aug. 03 08:19 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Oracle puts app server on the grid

    Oracle is adding grid computing capabilities to a new version of its application server software, part of a broader effort to revamp its entire product line around the "utility" computing model. Analysts say the goal is worthy but don't see customers rushing to build grids just yet.

    21 Aug. 03 08:10 Written by James Niccolai
  • Patch practices fail Blaster test

    The long list of casualties hit by the W32 Blaster Worm has once again proven IT managers are struggling to securely maintain their systems and keep patches up to date.

    21 Aug. 03 08:08 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Open source is about more than Linux: Sun

    Open source is not about licences, Linux or free things but a common mode of production, according to Sun Microsystem' chief technology evangelist
    Simon Phipps.

    21 Aug. 03 08:05 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • CSC set to launch no frills security services

    Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is set to introduce "pay-per-drink" security services next month as part of a new range of customised offerings for new and existing clients.

    21 Aug. 03 08:02 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Penalties to double in crackdown on Internet misuse

    Using the Internet for offensive and menacing purposes, including harassment and the advocacy of violence, will be outlawed as part of a crackdown on e-crime.

    20 Aug. 03 14:36 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • HP misses earnings targets in difficult Q3

    Hewlett-Packard reported growth in earnings and revenue Tuesday for its third fiscal quarter but still missed analyst forecasts, prompting Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Carly Fiorina to acknowledge that the company "should have done better."

    20 Aug. 03 12:11 Written by James Niccolai
  • Microsoft to lock down MSN Messenger network

    Microsoft is making changes to its MSN instant messaging (IM) service that will lock out users of third-party software that uses the service as well as users of older versions of Microsoft's own Messenger client, the company said Tuesday.

    20 Aug. 03 11:11 Written by Joris Evers
  • New strain of Sobig virus circulating

    Antivirus companies warned Tuesday that a new version of the Sobig virus is rapidly spreading on the Internet, the latest in a string of Sobig computer worms to be released.

    20 Aug. 03 10:30 Written by Paul Roberts
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